Monthly Archives: July 2011


My friend Elena Potter  had a very splendid housewarming party back at the end of June. She always manages to find the most charming homes, and I adore her personal interior decorating style. It’s very classic, elegant, yet never overwhelming. Elena combines just the right amount of old with new (and she somehow always manages to find homes with clawfoot tubs!). The following are some photographs I took at her party with my Pentax Asahi on Kodak Portra 400 VC film. I am so saddened that Kodak no longer manufactures VC and NC films; they were the best! I managed to shoot these on my very last role. Enjoy!

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Greenhouse Photo Shoot

Recently, the lovely and talented Jessie Thavonekham came to visit Philippe and I in Toronto for a long weekend full of fun and dynamic activities. On her last day here I was able to sweep her away for a photo shoot at the Allan Gardens greenhouse, which happens to be just a few blocks away from where we reside. The goal of the shoot was to practice and showcase my abilities with makeup, styling, and photography. Not to mention, to have fun! It was all shot on my Pentax Asahi SP 1000 camera, with Kodak Portra 400 VC.  I think the shoot was a complete success, so without further ado, here are the results!

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